The Seeds of Peace

People are tired of games played for power and profit; they are tired of hatred and conflict. They want to live with more wisdom, confidence and in peace. I am convinced that the 21st century must see a movement to sow the seeds of peace, happiness and trust in every person’s heart.  Daisaku Ikeda. HelloContinue reading “The Seeds of Peace”

Holi – The Festival of Spring

Hello friends, if we call India, the country of festivals, than it wouldn’t be very far from the truth. Spanning from North to South, East to West, we celebrate so many festivals that we just can’t finish it by counting on our fingers. These bevy of festival may be religious, national, social or local inContinue reading “Holi – The Festival of Spring”

A Miraculous Save.

Hello friends, amidst the devastation and despair of war, I want to share a unique piece of news which would surely lift your collective mood. The particular information came to me from my daughter who is currently doing her internship. One of her intern friend was deputed in a semi-urban Government Health Dispensary as aContinue reading “A Miraculous Save.”

Cheers to the Women.

Hello friends, I wish Happy Women’s day to all my friends in advance. As any celebration remains incomplete without everyone joining in, so let’s mark the occasion together. Let’s raise the proverbial toast for the health, happiness and well being of all. For all my women friends in particular, out there, I specially wish forContinue reading “Cheers to the Women.”

The Harbinger of Spring

Cover Art: of Goddess Saraswati by Riya Mukherjee Asato ma sadgamaya, tamaso ma jyotirgamaya, mrityorma amritam gamaya. Om shanti. – A prayer to Goddess Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge and music. It means O mother, lead us from lies towads truth, from darkness towards light, from death towards eternity. Hello friends I greet you allContinue reading “The Harbinger of Spring”

The Intent of life: realising the self

Immerse your mind in holy waters of viveka(the right understanding, consciousness ), so that vices like fear, anxiety, aversion, jealousy and hatred could be washed away. Hello friends, in the current atmosphere of incessant scare posed by the pandemic, the anxiety has become our constant companion. As far as my experience indicates that more IContinue reading “The Intent of life: realising the self”

The Checkmate Stratagem.

Cover Pic ctsy: My daughter Riya Hello friends, I greet you all with the blissful glimpse of the serene and pristine monsoon sky. Through it, I just want to remind me and you that no matter how dark and ominous the clouds hovering around, they will eventually dissipate and bright blue sky will smile again.Continue reading “The Checkmate Stratagem.”

The garden on a table!

Hello friends, It’s the first day of December and I greet you all with the photos of the small green corner created by my daughter, right in her bedroom. The space constraints in today’s flats prevent us from having a lush garden of our own ( though most of the housing society boast of aContinue reading “The garden on a table!”

To Search for a Mirage!

Cover photo painted by my daughter, Riya “When we are able to stop we can pay attention to everything that is happening in our bodies and in our minds; this way we can begin to take care of ourselves. We already have enough conditions for our happiness. We just need to stop and recognise themContinue reading “To Search for a Mirage!”

A Night at a Guesthouse!

Hello friends, as I told you earlier that we went to Bhagalpur during Puja holidays, which is a good 10 hour journey by road, from Kolkata. A stop journey was planned midway to beat the fatigue of such a long drive. Two rooms in a guest house of West Bengal State Irrigation Department was booked,Continue reading “A Night at a Guesthouse!”

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